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Douglas County Votes: 23-Vote Margin in Contested Commission Race

Incumbent Ann Guider had 50.43 percent of the vote in the Commission District 4 Republican race.

Douglas County, Ga., elections.
Douglas County, Ga., elections.

Douglas County results from key contested local races in Tuesday’s Georgia primary vote.

 

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County Commission, District 4: Incumbent Ann Guider had 50.43 percent of the vote in the Republican race. Challenger J.R. McCoy had 49.57. Only 23 votes separated the two candidates.

Board of Education, District 4: Incumbent S.D. Haskell won a tight race over Lauren McCoy in the GOP. Haskell won 54 percent of the vote. Haskell will face Democrat Michelle Simmons, who beat two opponents Tuesday.

U.S. House District 13: Incumbent David Scott beat Michael Owens by a wide margin with 81 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary.

State Senate 30: W.A Hembree beat incumbent Michael Dugan in the Republican primary, and will face Democrat James Nixon in the general election.

Most of the local elections were unopposed Tuesday. Voter turnout was 16.69 percent, according to secretary of state data.

Click here for all election results in Douglas County

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